The deal calls for Rumble to provide the technology to stream videos and content to Truth Social. This platform is presented by the former US president as an alternative to Facebook, Twitter and YouTube, from which he is banned for inciting his fans to violence before the assault on the Capitol on January 6.
Truth Social’s parent company, Trump Media & Technology Group (TMTG), has also entered into exclusive negotiations with Rumble to have the Canadian company provide the infrastructure for a subscription video-on-demand product called TMTG +.
As part of our mission, TMTG continues to partner with service providers who do not discriminate based on political ideology, commented Donald Trump, quoted in the press release.
A beta version of Truth Social, only accessible to guests, has already been launched using Rumble’s cloud service (cloud computing), he claimed. The network should theoretically be launched in the first quarter of 2022.
A social network popular with the right
Launched in 2013, Rumble has grown in popularity over the past two years with many conservative figures criticizing the censorship they claim to be victims of on major social media.
We make it our mission to protect a free and open Internet, assures its founder and managing director, Chris Pavlovski, on the site.
Rumble claims to have grown from 1.6 million monthly active users in the third quarter of 2020 to an average of 36 million over the same period in 2021.